“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
River Vale in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

The Baylor Massacre

The Baylor Massacre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joe Harness, May 26, 2012
1. The Baylor Massacre Marker
Inscription. Here as they slept at dawn on Sept. 28, 1778 Col. Geo. Baylor and 116 Virginia Dragoons were attacked by the British under General "No Flint" Grey. Major Clough, Surgeon George Evans, with fifty other Colonial troopers were killed.
Erected by The New Jersey Commission on Historic Sites.
Location. 41° 1.023′ N, 74° 0.6′ W. Marker is in River Vale, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on Rivervale Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westwood NJ 07675, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baylor Massacre Park (approx. ľ mile away); 200 Years Later (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Night of “Savage Cruelty” (approx. 0.3 miles away); “The Baylor Massacre” (approx. 0.3 miles away); The British General (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Third Continental Light Dragoons (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Price of Freedom: A Patriotís Grave (approx. 0.3 miles away); Propaganda: The Mighty Pen (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in River Vale.
Also see . . .  Overkill - Bergen County Historical Society. (Submitted on May 31, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 61 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Joe Harness of Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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